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Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess
Playground Zoning Increases Physical Activity During Recess (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Most grade school students are likely to claim recess as their favorite period of the day; however, in many cases recess still can be sedentary with students not engaging in enough physical activity. Now researchers from the University of Missouri have found ... Read More »

Kostera Playground and Oval
Kostera Playground and Oval (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Activity description Playground is fully covered by shade. There is fencing on only two sides of the playground, to create a barrier between the play area and the parking lot directly behind it. Climbing frame and monkey bars Slide Swings ... Read More »

Playgroups offer vital support for mothers and benefits for community
Playgroups offer vital support for mothers and benefits for community (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Community playgroups have significant social and economic benefits not just for children but also for their parents, particularly mothers, according to new research. Relationships Matter: The Social and Economic Benefits of Community Playgroups, funded by Playgroup Australia and undertaken by ... Read More »

Mundaring Community Sculpture Park
Mundaring Community Sculpture Park (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mundaring Sculpture Park was created in 1988 as an art exhibition amidst nature’s own art, but has since had a huge upgrade with the addition of a fantastic playground in March 2016. Currently only the front part of the park ... Read More »

Cotton wool kids have say on school playground safety
Cotton wool kids have say on school playground safety (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

CDU lecturer Dr Brendon Hyndman recently interviewed school students about playground safety influences. A culture of risk anxiety could be causing teachers and parents to wrap school children in cotton wool, according to a Charles Darwin University researcher. International Graduate ... Read More »

Playground washing only temporary solution to children’s exposure to lead dust
Playground washing only temporary solution to children’s exposure to lead dust (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that while the washing of playground equipment in mining towns does reduce children’s exposure to dust metals by 55.9%, recontamination occurs within 24 hours. The study was based in Port Pirie, South Australia, where lead ... Read More »

New Farm Park (Brisbane)
New Farm Park (Brisbane) (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New Farm Park is one of Brisbane’s oldest, grandest and largest parks, and attracts more than 18,000 visitors each week from all around the world. It is also a popular spot for local families, with enough amusements to keep little ... Read More »

Victoria Park (Sydney)
Victoria Park (Sydney) (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A 9 hectare park which offers tranquil surroundings for a lunch break or half day visit. Located on Broadway it boasts views of Sydney University and is home to a number of historic buildings, as well as a picturesque lake. ... Read More »

Stirk Park, Kalamunda
Stirk Park, Kalamunda (3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5)

This playground and picturesque shady playspace is large and located in the centre of Kalamunda. There is a gate which protects the playground from the road but not from the rest of the park, including little rocky creeks so constant ... Read More »

Variety Place (Ernst Wittwer Playground)- King’s Park
Variety Place (Ernst Wittwer Playground)- King’s Park (6 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)

This park has had a re-do in August 2014 with new play structures added and picnic areas. It has been designed as a recreational area suitable for people of all ages and abilities supported by Variety WA and hence the ... Read More »







 
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